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Mar 06, 2014, 11:23 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy and Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Join Forces to Enhance Career Opportunities for Women

 The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) announced a strategic alliance with the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) to...

Jan 09, 2014, 17:12 ET

NASP Announces 2014 EXPO at Tampa's State-of-the-Art Medical Center

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) hosts its 2014 spring meeting at the University of South Florida's Center for Advanced...

Dec 20, 2013, 11:30 ET

NASP Launches Student Interest Groups for Careers in Specialty Pharmacy

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) launched student interest groups (SIGs) for members currently enrolled in an accredited...

Nov 25, 2013, 08:30 ET

Student Residency Program Planned by the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP)

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today it is establishing an accredited academic residency program to...

Oct 23, 2013, 09:25 ET

Walgreens' Mike Ellis Named First President of National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP)

Mike Ellis, corporate vice president, specialty pharmacy and infusion services for Walgreens, has been named the first president of the National...

Oct 17, 2013, 11:35 ET

IMS Health Report: Delays in Biosimilars Contribute to Rising Specialty Drug Costs

Biosimilar medications, which could have provided relief to the health care system as early as this year, have been delayed and now the demand for...

Oct 08, 2013, 07:02 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Launches Taskforce to Address Management of Medical Marijuana

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) launches a taskforce to investigate the pharmacological management of medical marijuana, a...

Sep 26, 2013, 10:17 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) Launches Nationwide Project to Develop Pharmacy Practice Parameters for Specialty Pharmacy Therapeutic Categories

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today a nationwide, collaborative project to develop pharmacy...

Jul 30, 2013, 17:04 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) Confirms Position on Endorsement of Products/Services

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) restated its policy regarding endorsements of products and services.  As...

Jul 18, 2013, 08:00 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Partners with the Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation to Host Charity Golf Outing at Upcoming Meeting

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™ ) announced today that it has partnered with the Patient Access...

May 28, 2013, 15:40 ET

CARE Pharmacies Joins National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) as a Founding Corporate Member

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today that CARE Pharmacies has joined the association as a Founding...

May 21, 2013, 14:16 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) Announces Strategic Business Exchange Event in October 2013

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today it will host its 2013 Fall Strategic Business Exchange meeting...

May 16, 2013, 09:18 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) Launches the Specialty Pharmacy Education Center™ (SPEC™)

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced that the Specialty Pharmacy Education Center (SPEC), an online...

May 10, 2013, 10:51 ET

NASP and ASCP Discuss Future of Specialty Pharmacy in Aging Market at Upcoming ASCP Conference

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) announced today that...

May 09, 2013, 12:15 ET

Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board™ (SPCB™) Establishes Code of Conduct, Eligibility Requirements and Fees for Certified Specialty Pharmacist™ (CSP™) Program

The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board™ (SPCB™) announced today that it has established essential policies for the Certified...

Apr 26, 2013, 13:22 ET

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Appoints Thomas Blissenbach, RPh, MS as a Member of The Board of Directors

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today that Thomas Blissenbach, RPh, MS has joined the NASP Board...

Apr 10, 2013, 10:43 ET

NASP Announces Jim Smeeding, RPh, MBA, as Executive Director

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced the appointment of James E.  Smeeding, RPh, MBA, as the...

Mar 21, 2013, 19:55 ET

James Lang Joins the NASP Board of Directors

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today James R. Lang, Vice President of Pharmacy, Blue Cross Blue...

Mar 12, 2013, 10:30 ET

Phil Hagerman, CEO, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, Joins NASP Board of Directors

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today Phil Hagerman, CEO, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, has...

Feb 07, 2013, 18:27 ET

NASP Announces Partnership with Gerry Crocker to Advance Specialty Pharmacy Industry

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today its partnership with Gerry Crocker, former Chief Executive...